Unicode 9.0 Brings Selfie, Shrug, Facepalm, and More New Emojis

The Unicode Consortium has released the Unicode 9.zero preferred, bringing new characters and emojis. Unicode nine brings 72 new emojis that include a shrug, facepalm, fingers crossed, drooling, selfie, or even an emoji depicting rolling at the floor laughing (ROFL).

within the wake of Rio Olympics slated to start in August this 12 months, the new emojis represent many new sports like juggling, water polo, fencing, handball, boxing, or even wrestling. there’s also an emoji of a person doing a cartwheel, a purpose net emoji, and a martial arts uniform emoji. Silver, Gold, and Bronze Medal emojis have also been indexed.

different new emojis consist of the a great deal wanted fingers crossed emoji, along the facepalm, rolling at the floor, shrug, handshake, and a call me hand emoji. other exciting emojis encompass a lying face, a pregnant woman, a nauseated face, a sneezing face, a drooling face, a clown face, and a face with cowboy hat emoji. there’s additionally extra illustration of meals, vegetation, animals, birds, and drinks within the emoji listing. the entire list of recent emojis introduced in Unicode 9 may be considered here.

Unicode nine brought as many as 7,500 characters, bringing it to a sum total of 128,172 characters. apart from the 72 emojis, those new characters additionally consist of six new scripts and 19 symbols for the brand new 4K tv preferred. these scripts also add assist for lesser regarded languages like Osage, Nepal Bhasa, Fulani, the Bravanese dialect of Swahili, Warsh orthography for Arabic, and Tangut.

Unicode had deliberated to position a rifle in its set of latest emoji general, but then determined against it. strain from agencies like Apple, and Microsoft, and their choice to not assist the emoji made Unicorn no longer consist of the rifle emoji altogether.

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